Authors Posts by Jeff G.

Jeff G.

Jeff is a tinkerer. He loves gadgets, but usually waits until the reviews are out before buying something. He loves the DIY projects, and loves help setting things up too. Some of his favorite products and services may not be the most well known, but he loves his custom solution.
digital assistants

Digital Assistants Set Sights on Gadget Domination

What is artificial intelligence (AI) going to do this year? The same thing it does every year, or course: try to take over your...
The Good Kind of Smart Home Technology Hacking

The Good Kind of Smart Home Technology Hacking

  I never thought I’d say this, but there is actually a kind of hacking that I would welcome in my smart home. Not the...
Home automation security

Anything You Say or Do in Your Smart Home Can Be Used Against You

Many smart home products are positioned as items that help offer security for consumers. Install this camera that streams live footage to the cloud so...
BeOnHome lights

Beyond Timers: Lighting Automation That Learns

There are several home automation and security systems to choose from these days, and if you’re not careful, you might end up with a...

Can We Trust Smart Tech Startups with Big Ticket Items?

I recently read an article about a smart mattresses cover start up that was killing it in seed funding. The device, which claims to...
apple iphone 6

Big Names Are Getting into Home Automation

Home automation isn’t new, but it still feels new. As technology continues to advance, there are new products available all of the time. So...
Monitoring System

The Top Three Benefits of Having a Home Intercom System

Today’s home intercom systems are incredibly more useful than they were just ten years ago, thanks to advances in home automation. These systems are...
inside home

Five Steps to Getting Started with Home Automation

Home automation is a pretty broad topic. Ask ten people what home automation entails and you’ll get ten different answers. For some, it’s simply...